Monday, July 20, 2015 – Trump v McCain
Good morning, Class.
Today you will select five words that describe presidential hopeful Donald Trump. Then you will select five words that describe United States Senator John McCain.
From the following list of words, please select your top five, one for each of Donald Trump’s draft deferments, that he could have used to obtain a deferent and not serve in the military during Vietnam. With the exception of the last listed, these come from Phil Ochs’ Daft Dodger Rag and were actual reasons for deferments.
- ruptured spleen,
- always carry a purse,
- bad eyes,
- flat feet,
- single support of person,
- caregiver for aging family,
- unable to pass physical,
- too fat,
- going to college,
- working in a defense plant
- unable to deal with authority, and/or
- bad hair then.
Now select at least five words to describe United States Senator John McCain. Feel free to add other adjectives.
- Decorated Vietnam Veteran
- Former POW
- Experienced United States Senator
- Experienced politician
- Exhibits class at all times, and
- Knows when to be silent.
Best response provided to Trump.
“No Comment.” Senator, John McCain